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Would you please provide Aricent Placement previous year exam question papers?

The Aricent Placement procedure is as follows:

Written Test
Group Discussion
Tech and HR

Questions are:

1If the list price of a book is reduced by Rs. 5, then a person can buy 5 more books for Rs. 300. The original cost of the book is

(1) Rs. 15 (2) Rs. 20 (3) Rs. 25 (4) Rs. 30

2If the total distance of a journey is 120 km .If one goes by 60 kmph and comes back at 40kmph what is the average speed during the journey?

Ans: 48kmph

3 On a nice summer day two tourists visit the Dutch city of Gouda. During their tour through the center they spot a cosy terrace. They decide to have a drink and, as an appetizer, a portion of hot "bitterballs" (bitterballs are a Dutch delicacy, similar to croquettes). The waiter tells them that the bitterballs can be served in portions of 6, 9, or 20. What is the largest number of bitterballs that cannot be ordered in these portions?

4 8 2 14 6 11 ? 14 6 18 12
What will be the 6th number?

a)8 b)9 c)7 d)5

5 In a group of 15,7 have studied Latin, 8 have studied Greek, and 3 have not studied either.How many of these studied both Latin and Greek

Ans. 0

6 A, B, C, D and E play a game of cards. A says to B, "If you give me three cards, you will have as many as E has and if I give you three cards, you will have as many as D has." A and B together had 10 cards more than what D and E together have. If B has two cards more than what C has and the total number of cards be 133, how many cards does B have?


7If A + B means A is the brother of B; A - B means A is the sister of B and A x B means A is the father of B. Which of the following means that C is the son of M?

A. M - N x C + F

B. F - C + N x M

C. N + M - F x C

D. M x N - C + F

8 Pointing to a person, Deepak said, "His only brother is the father of my daughter's father". How is the person related to Deepak?

A. Father

B. Grandfather

C. Uncle

D. Brother-in-law


9There are 5 persons a,b,c,d,e and each is wearing a block or white cap on his head. a person can see the caps of the remaining 4 but can't see his own cap. a person wearing white says true and who wears block says false.

i) a says i see 3 whites and 1 block

i) b says i see 4 blocks

iii) e says i see 4 whites

iv) c says i see 3 blocks and 1 white.

now find the caps weared by a,b,c,d and e

10. Which of the following options are true

Alphine tunnels are closed tunnels. in the past 30 yrs not even a single accident has been recorded for there is one accident in the rail road system. even in case of a fire accident it is possible to shift the passengers into adjacent wagons and even the living fire can be detected and extinguished with in the duration of 30 min.

A. no accident can occur in the closed tunnels

B. fire is allowed to live for 30 min.

C. All the care that travel in the tunnels will be carried by rail shutters.


11A company contracts to paint 3 houses. Mr. Brown can paint a house in 6 days while Mr. Black would take 8 days and Mr. Blue 12 days. After 8 days Mr. Brown goes on vacation and Mr. Black begins to work for a period of 6 days. How many days will it take Mr. Blue to complete the contract?

A. 7
B. 8
C. 11
D. 12

Ans. C

12. 2 hours after a freight train leaves Delhi a passenger train leaves the same station traveling in the same direction at an average speed of 16 km/hr. After traveling 4 hrs the passenger train overtakes the freight train. The average speed of the freight train was?

A. 30
B. 40
D. 60

Ans. B

13. If 9x-3y=12 and 3x-5y=7 then 6x-2y = ?

B. 4
C. 2
D. 8

Ans. D

14 What is the maximum number of half-pint bottles of cream that can be filled with a 4-gallon can of cream (2 pt.=1 qt. and 4 qt.=1 gal)


Ans. D

15 If the operation, ^ is defined by the equation x ^ y = 2x + y, what is the value of in 2 ^ a = a ^ 3


Ans. B

16 A coffee shop blends 2 kinds of coffee, putting in 2 parts of a 33p. a gm. grade to 1 part of a 24p. a gm. If the mixture is changed to 1 part of the 33p. a gm. to 2 parts of the less expensive grade, how much will the shop save in blending 100 gms.



17) Which of the following statements is not correct?


log10 10 = 1


log (2 + 3) = log (2 x 3)


log10 1 = 0


log (1 + 2 + 3) = log 1 + log 2 + log 3


1. What is paging?

2. What is virtual memory and why it is needed?

3. Write a program for Quick sort?

4. Write a program for banking management system and Railway management System?

5. Write a code by which you can find the no. of same train no. Occurrence in a snapshot from a database in railway ticketing system?

6. Write difference between switch and hub, tell about their characteristic?

7. Tell me about routers?

8. What is software engineering. Tell all the steps involved in it?

9 What is testing, what are different types of testing?

10. What is Scheduling. Explain different types of scheduling.

11. What is leaky bucket.

12. What is Segmentation?

13. What is token ring. Explain about it.

14. How many bits are required for IPv4 and IPv6.

15. Difference between UDP and TCP/IP.

16Tell me whats an operatng system?

17 Different functions of an OS?

18 Whats is heavy weight process?

19 Whats IPC?

20Whats critical section and its various solutions?

21Draw fig of OSI model?

22 Which model is used in Internet?

23 Draw figure of it?

24 What is function of network layer?

Also he asks various protocols that are used in various layers of OSI model like(IP, UDP, HTTP, IGP, TCP etc).

Then he switched to Data structures.

25Whats an Data Structure?

26What are differnt types of Data Structure?

27 Whats a Heap, Queue?

28 Write a program to implement Queue?

29Also questions like that (pseudocode or program).

30Questions from Java.

Write the number of the pair which is different from other pairs:
(a) Head and Cap (b) Pen and Pencil
(c) Ink and Inkpot (d) Oil and Lamp
(a) Culprit and Prison (b) Pupil and Teacher
(c) Patient and Hospital (d) Bird and Nest
24. Rs 2,000 amounts to Rs 2,226.05 in 2 years at compound interest. What will be the rate of interest?
(a) 5% (b) 5.25%
(c) 5.5% (d) 6%

25. Write the number of the two words which have the same relationships as Comb and Hair.
(a) Toothache, Tooth brush (b) Paint and Wall
(c) Boot and Brush (d) Engine and Petrol

Fill in the blanks with appropriate choices:

26. Meat is to Vegetarian as …… is to Teetotaler.
(a) Mutton (b) Chicken
(c) Vegetables (d) Liquor

27. …… is to Goat is Milk is to Child.
(a) Fodder (b) Graze
(c) Shepherd (d) Grain

28. Soap is to Dirt as Petrol is to ……
(a) Dry Cleaner (b) Grease
(c) Car (d) Clothes

29. A man travels 2 miles, turns left and travels 3 miles, turn left again and travel 6 miles. How far is he from the starting point?
(a) 4 miles (b) 7 miles
(c) 5 miles (d) 9 miles

Choose the word, which is of a different class from the others in the following:
(a) Chinese (b) English
(c) Bengali (d) Germany
(a) Triangle (b) Rectangle
(c) Circle (d) Rhombus

32. If BAD is coded as YZW and FIGHT is coded as URTSG. How will you encode HIGH?
(a) TRST (b) SRTS
(c) STSR (d) TSRT
33. If 9 × 7 = 3545 and 4 × 3 = 1520 then 6 × 8 = ?
(a) 5040 (b) 6050
(c) 4030 (d) 3040

34. If CAFÉ is coded as 3165 and HIDE is coded as 8945, how will you encode HEAD?
(a) 8514 (b) 5816
(c) 9156 (d) 8154

Fill in the blanks:
35. 11:::20x:…………..34
(a) 18x (b) 16x
(c) 15x (d) 14x

36. 31:::27y:……………..42
(a) 21y (b) 16y
(c) 12y (d) 14y

37. If 20 – 4 = 10 and 30 – 6 = 10 then 40 – 8 = ?
(a) 30 (b) 24
(c) 10 (d) 28

38. If in a code, 52 – 36 = 97 and 46 – 78 = 1510, then how 53 – 62 can be encoded?
(a) 1520 (b) 88
(c) 2015 (d) 8800

39. A watch gains 12 seconds every 3 hours, what time will it show at 10 A.M. on Tuesday if the watch is set right at 3 A.M. on Sunday?
(a) 09 hrs 58 minutes (b) 09 hrs 57 minutes 8 seconds
(c) 10 hrs 2 minutes (d) 10 hrs 3 minutes 40 seconds

40. I bought a watch for Rs. 60. What will it fetch if I sell at a gain of 25%??
(a) Rs 72 (b) Rs 75
(c) Rs 77.50 (d) Rs 80
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Old February 21st, 2015, 04:21 PM
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Default Re: Previous Papers for Aricent Placement

Here I am providing the list of few questions of Aricent Placement exam question paper which you are looking for .

1. Binary equivalent of decimal number 34 is
A) 110110
B) 100010
C) 110010
D) 101010

2. Decimal equivalent of binary number 11100 is
A) 18
B) 26
C) 28
D) 34

3. _______ is the earlier name of Java.
A) Oak
B) Basic
C) C
D) Perl

4. Which property does not hold good for Java?
A) object oriented
B) secure
C) dynamic
D) complex

5. The PCB contains information that makes the process ………….. entity
a. dynamic
b. passive
c.an active
d. static

6. The ready queue is nothing but a list of ……….. implemented as a linked list
a. processor
b. Processes
c. PCB’s
d. both a and b

7) To accept 100 different values into the array we require:
a. Loop
b. If condition
c. Function
d. Structure

8) Which of the following is odd one out
a. +
b. –
c. /
d. **

9. ___________ is the analytical representation of an entity for a specific purpose in which lower level details are suppressed.
A. Encapsulation
B. Abstraction
C. Entity
D. None of these

10. Physical entity relationship is ___________.
A. Unidirectional or Bidirectional
B. Unidirectional only
C. Bidirectional only
D. None of these

11. In which mode of transmission, transmitting and receiving clocks are independent of each other.
A) Simplex
B) Half duplex
C) Synchronous
D) Asynchronous

12. UART stands for———————
A) user access remote terminal
B) universal asynchronous receiver transmitter
C) uni addressed remote terminal
D) none of these

13. A ________reliably manages a large amount of data in a multiuser environment so that
many users can concurrently access the same data.
A) Server
B) Database
C) Client
D) User

14. The ___________ objects are the logical structures that directly refer to the database’s data which include structures like tables, views, and indexes.
A) Database
B) Server
C) Schema
D) Software

15.__________ is the Lowest-level of Preprocessors
A) Lexical Preprocessors
B) Analytical Preprocessors
C) Semantic Preprocessors
D) None of the above

16. Which of the following is NOT a intelx86 register

20. In c++ ___________ Operator is used for Dynamic memory allocation
a. Scope resolution
b. Conditional
c. New
d. Membership access
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